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Animated Mario movie coming from Minions studio
- February 01, 2018

Miyamoto is the creator of Mario and many other Nintendo properties, and Meledandri is the owner of Illumination Entertainment, along with Universal Studios. The film debuted in fourth-place overall in 1993, and was directed by Roland Joffe. The movie followed the plumbers to an alternate reality, where dinosaurs became the dominant species, and the film was not well received. (more...)
Extinction launches April 10 Extinction launches April 10
- February 01, 2018

That doesn't mean there isn't room for more, however, and Iron Galaxy is counting on its game's skill-based combat to set it apart from the crowd. Oh and Extinction proudly features no micro-transactions. Pre-orders made on the PlayStation Store , and Microsoft Store will include trials at an elevated difficulty. And the general high price point will, I suspect, make most people hold off until the reviews pour in. (more...)
Student brought gun to night class at Belleville West, superintendent says Student brought gun to night class at Belleville West, superintendent says
- February 01, 2018

Lower Windsor Police are working with the York County District Attorney's Office to investigate the incident. The Daily Journal reported that the juvenile activated the stun gun during gym class while other students gathered to watch and that there were no injuries. (more...)
Microsoft takes $13.8 billion tax charge, but results still beat expectations Microsoft takes $13.8 billion tax charge, but results still beat expectations
- February 01, 2018

Revenue from the intelligent cloud segment rose 15.3 per cent to US$7.80 billion in the second quarter, including 98 per cent growth for Azure. Office commercial products and cloud services revenue grew 10% driven by Office 365 commercial revenue growth of 41%. (more...)
Nintendo is releasing another mobile game: Mario Kart Tour Nintendo is releasing another mobile game: Mario Kart Tour
- February 01, 2018

Alongside this announcement, the gaming giant has also revealed that their paid online service for the Nintendo Switch will be launching sometime in September . What will be interesting is seeing how while the racing game works on the touchscreens of smartphones. The news of a Mario Kart game for iOS comes following Nintendo's previous releases of Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing. (more...)
'SNL's Leslie Jones Headed to PyeongChang For Olympics Role 'SNL's Leslie Jones Headed to PyeongChang For Olympics Role
- February 01, 2018

Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones will be in PyeongChang, South Korea , pitching in with NBC's Olympics coverage. The assignment is a no-brainer, given Jones' super-fan status, first made evident with her enthusiastic tweets while watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games - tweets that caught the attention of NBC higher-ups and got her an assignment to attend the Games , meet and interview athletes. (more...)
A Fresh Look At Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)
- February 01, 2018

About 2.78M shares traded. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows "Buy" Signal. (NASDAQ: FOXA ) showed a growth of 5.11 Percent per annum. 3M had 76 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 2.35% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee votes to release FISA memo House Intelligence Committee votes to release FISA memo
- February 01, 2018

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah told CNN that releasing the memo could "send a message of accountability" in the United States intelligence community. In a statement on Monday evening, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi scoffed at the memo's credibility, saying it "contains significant inaccuracies and omissions that misrepresent the underlying intelligence and jeopardize the effectiveness of our intelligence and law enforcement communities". (more...)
(NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Sold by Forsta AP Fonden
- February 01, 2018

About 122,475 shares traded. Maryland Capital invested 3.99% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ). It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Fairview Capital Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Qvc Group (QVCA) by 55.97% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa can send SMS texts Amazon's Alexa can send SMS texts
- February 01, 2018

Amazon had earlier introduced free calls and messaging in 2017, but the feature only worked in between Echo devices, limiting its adoption. The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots will play Sunday in Super Bowl LII at U.S. (more...)
Red Hat to acquire CoreOS for $250m Red Hat to acquire CoreOS for $250m
- January 31, 2018

CoreOS's stated mission is "to improve the security and reliability of the Internet" by enabling "companies to run their applications securely and reliably in any environment". Whereas, some of the delivery mechanisms pioneered by Container Linux will be reviewed by a joint integration team and reconciled with Atomic. Also in the DNA stream, it offers CoreOS Quay, a container registry. (more...)
The PlayStation Plus games for February revealed The PlayStation Plus games for February revealed
- January 31, 2018

Also joining Knack will be Rime , "Well worth the wait", according to our 8/10 review. The games change every month and are available for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita. PlayStation Plus subscriptions also stack, so if you buy a few at once during a sale, you'll be able to extend your subscription for less. All PlayStation Plus members can get Starblood Arena as a bonus game through March 6. (more...)
Shopian firing: Third youth succumbs to injuries Shopian firing: Third youth succumbs to injuries
- January 31, 2018

Javed Ahmed Bhat, 20, and Suhail Javed Lone, 24, were killed and few other civilians injured when the Army opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in Ganowpora village on last Saturday. If Mehbooba is to be believed, the Army had ignored the advice of police to avoid the Gawanpora route. "The people of the area come out in a mob and attack the forces with stones and make their work extremely hard", he said. (more...)
Two New PS4 Controllers Add Additional Colors To DualShock 4 Range Two New PS4 Controllers Add Additional Colors To DualShock 4 Range
- January 31, 2018

While these new controllers are more understated in their design, that's probably a good thing considering how the most recent special edition Dualshock 4 controllers turned out, with the Destiny 2 and PlayStation FC receiving mixed reviews. (more...)
Eurosports to bring Winter Olympics to Windows Mixed Reality users Eurosports to bring Winter Olympics to Windows Mixed Reality users
- January 31, 2018

North Korea is sending a large team of athletes and an art company to the Olympics, which start on 9th February. They will compete under a neutral flag as "Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation". And there were those who have expressed their misgivings about a joint march behind the Korean Unification Flag, instead of South Korea's own national flag. (more...)
Swansea City coach Carvalhal not ready to bench Ayew for Bony Swansea City coach Carvalhal not ready to bench Ayew for Bony
- January 31, 2018

Carvalhal has made clear over the last fortnight that he wants more recruits to further bolster his side's survival hopes, however, with no movement in terms of incoming activity thus far. "We knew if we put them under pressure it would create clear situations". "We are making good offers, but some players do not want to come and some clubs are giving us some problems with some players". (more...)
Family of Cleveland man killed on video files lawsuit against Facebook Family of Cleveland man killed on video files lawsuit against Facebook
- January 31, 2018

On Jan. 19, Godwin's family filed a suit against Facebook in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. He recorded the slaying and posted the video to Facebook. That business decision to take control of its users' information and then to profit from it creates a duty of care that was breached when Facebook took no action in response to Stephens' threat of violence, according to the complaint. (more...)
Monster Hunter World Players Getting Free Celebration Pack
- January 31, 2018

Talking about games' sales, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Monster Hunter XX, and Ultra Street Fighter II are performing strongly, while Marvel vs Capcom hasn't been doing well, with Capcom labeling the game's performance on the market as soft. (more...)
Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity) Rockstar Games Humble Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)
- January 31, 2018

Now live, the Rockstar Games Humble Bundle will end on February 9 giving you 13 days at the time of writing to snap up the bargain prices games and contribute to charity at the same time. It's worth noting that all of the games are digital downloads for PC only, so you won't be able to redeem the codes on your console. EASY CELL Google Pixel 3 could be this year's best smartphone - what do we know so far? Rockstar Games is donating its share of the proceeds from this bundle to Rainforest ... (more...)
Lenovo's fingerprint scanner has a hardcoded password Lenovo's fingerprint scanner has a hardcoded password
- January 31, 2018

The high severity-rated flaw could potentially allow a hacker to log into a vulnerable computer using the hard-coded password and decrypt one's credentials and sensitive data. "Sensitive data stored by Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro, including users' Windows logon credentials and fingerprint data, is encrypted using a weak algorithm, contains a hard-coded password, and is accessible to all users with local non-administrative access to the system it is installed in", explained Lenovo . (more...)
AMD is dropping after reporting earnings (AMD)
- January 31, 2018

This follows a 74% year-over-year rise in Q3, so the growth rate wasn't as much but the company was working off a much higher base number. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth. (more...)
Hootsuite allows brands to schedule Instagram content Hootsuite allows brands to schedule Instagram content
- January 31, 2018

Any guesses? No? Well, it's scheduling posts on Instagram . So, no. The feature is not available on the Instagram apps or the web interface. Scheduled posting so-far only works for photos, not videos. That's not hard to do - here are the step-by-step instructions for creating an Instagram business account . As Instagram explains in a blogpost , the change is part of a larger plan to swivel from the older Instagram API platform to the new Instagram Graph API. (more...)
January Update to Office for Mac Includes Reading Tools, Coauthoring Improvements, AutoSave January Update to Office for Mac Includes Reading Tools, Coauthoring Improvements, AutoSave
- January 31, 2018

OneDrive integration with the Files app allows you to access, upload, edit, and save your content to OneDrive or SharePoint from apps that support Files app integration. If you're an iPad Pro owner, you can finally drag and drop files in and out of OneDrive . Just and hold on a file and move it in OneDrive or vice versa. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 3 Receiving Android Oreo Update for All Unlocked Devices Asus Zenfone 3 Receiving Android Oreo Update for All Unlocked Devices
- January 31, 2018

However, a recent report has already hinted that the brand might be announcing the Zenfone 5 series at the event. They have announced that they are going to host an event on 27 February and has even started sending out media invites. Over the years, Asus has continuously delayed the release of its ZenFone phones by several months for unknown reasons. As you would expect, any phone with a Lite tag means that it has entry-level specs, at least when compared to other devices in the same family. (more...)
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi becomes top-selling carmaker in 2017 Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi becomes top-selling carmaker in 2017
- January 31, 2018

Volkswagen Group sold 10.3 million vehicles in 2016. Although General Motors Co. has yet to release its annual sales figures, the Toyota group is believed to have surpassed the US automaker to rank No. Having sold GM Opel/Vauxhall to the PSA Group previous year, GM posted a profit margin of 6.8 per cent in January-September - more than Nissan (five per cent), Mitsubishi (4.3 per cent April-October) and Renault (4.8 per cent January-June). (more...)